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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 399

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Author

Scott, Mary

Title

The Female Advocate: A poem Occasioned by Reading Mr. Duncombe's Feminead / Mary Scott.

Imprint

London: Printed for Joseph Johnson, 1775.


Call number

WPRP 399

Physical Description

xiv, viii, 41 p.; 22 cm

Notes

Contains preface, “To a Lady” and a handwritten manuscript on p.41

Epigraph

“Self prais’d, and grasping at despotic pow’r,
                  Man looks on slav’ry as the female dow’r;
                  To nature’s boon ascribes what force has giv’n,
                  And usurpation deems the gift of Heav’n.” Anonymous

Contents

THE FEMALE ADVOCATE

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